TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) - High School Program

Foster the next generation of leaders by creating a new learning environment where high school ages participants can experiment, build resilience, and collaborate to create productive and successful pathways for personal and professional goals.

Empower youth worldwide to be entrepreneurial and lead in a dynamic global environment through a unique integrated curriculum that can be modeled to meet local economic and social challenges.

Core Objectives

  1. Encourage an entrepreneurial mindset from an early age
  2. Discover the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
  3. Develop business plan acumen and communication skills
  4. Nurture well-rounded personality with leadership qualities



$400 for returning participants IF registration and payment is completed by June 14th.

$500 for new participants.


Program Flow

Problem-Solution Fit  —>  Product-Market Fit  —>  Business Model-Market Fit


October Business Model Overview
October Opportunity Recognition
November Research & Insights
November Ideate using Design Thinking
November Customer & Market Validation
December Market Placement and Promotion
December Setup and Scale Operations
January Financial Model
January Communications
March Mock Competition
April Written Business Plan Submission
April TiE Carolinas Regional Competition
TBD TiE Global Competition at TiE Carolinas, NC


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Contact for additional details

Sanjay Acharya– sanjay@tiecarolinas.org, Mehul Shah – mehul50@gmail.com